Author Takes Readers Back to the Nineteenth Century in Stirring New Book

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Xlibris release tells the remarkable history of a city in Iowa.

Xlibris, the print-on-demand self-publishing services provider, announced today the release of My Home Town. Authored by Steve Samelon, this book will fascinate readers with the colorful and remarkable history of a small town in Iowa – Newell.

Newell has been the author’s and his family’s home for over eighty years; many other families have called it “home” as well. This memorable book gives readers a firsthand and nostalgic view of what it was during nineteenth century, Iowa. Within its pages, readers will learn about Newell’s history and the people who populated the community.

Laced with photographs and documents of the times and years that were, My Home Town allows readers to find things that will remind them of times forgotten or things they may want to remember.

This book will be featured at the California School Library Book Exhibit in Pasadena, CA on November 11-14, 2011. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to

My Home Town * by Steve Samelson
Newell, Iowa
Publication Date: March 23, 2011
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 353 pages; 978-1-4568-8241-9

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

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